まるで

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Japanese[edit]

Alternative spelling 丸で

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

まるで (rōmaji marude)

  1. entirely, quite; completely; just like, so to speak, as though, as if
    まるで (ゆめ) ()ているようだ。
    Marude yume o mite iru yō da.
    It felt as if I were dreaming.

Usage notes[edit]

This term is often spelled in hiragana.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN